BREAKING: $10m lawsuit sees LeBron James, Drake and Future charged with stealing ‘another’s intellectual property’

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According to reports, NBA superstar LeBron James and rappers Drake and Future are charged in a new $10 million lawsuit with stealing the ‘intellectual property rights’ to a documentary – ‘Black Ice’. Billy Hunter is a former executive director of the National Basketball Players Association. He was appointed Executive Director of the APNB in ​​1996.

He reportedly asked for a share of the documentary’s profits as well as $10 million in damages. Hunter also played professional football for the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins as a wide receiver.

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The documentary “Black Ice” deals with the segregation of the Canadian Hockey League for black players, which began in 1895. Hunter alleges that he has the exclusive right to produce any film about the league.

Billy Hunter’s Trial

The lawsuit filed by Hunter’s attorney, Larry Hutcher, in Manhattan State Supreme Court reads: ‘While the accused LeBron James, Drake and Maverick Carter [LeBron’s business partner] are internationally known and renowned in their respective fields of basketball and music, this does not give them the right to steal the intellectual property of others.

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According to reports, the Maritime Colored Hockey League was formed in 1895 in Canada. It was organized to attract young black men to Sunday worship. And he promised them hockey games with rival churches. As interest in the sport grew, competition grew. There were up to 12 teams with over 400 African-Canadian players in the competition.

The games were held between January and March due to the unavailability of the arenas. Due to the short playing season, the championship included only 3 or 4 top regional teams. The league reached its peak between 1900 and 1905. Fans gathered in numbers up to 1200 to watch the matches.

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The wealth of LeBron James

LeBron James recently became the first active basketball player to become a billionaire. According to reports, he has a net worth of $1.2 billion. He has had great success on and off the pitch. James has a lifetime contract with Nike, among other major endorsement deals. He has also made investments throughout his career which have helped him with his fortune. Plus, his entertainment company plays a huge role in all of this.

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The four-time NBA champion starred in the sequel to the iconic movie “Space Jam.” However, “Space Jam: A New Legacy” also featured NBA superstars Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis. Additionally, WNBA star Sue Bird had a role in the film. However, the film was not a success.

He recently signed a 2-year contract extension worth $97.1 million with the Los Angeles Lakers. At 37, James averaged more than 30 points per game last season. However, that wasn’t enough to seal a playoff spot for the Lakers. In 2020, he helped the Lakers win their 20th NBA championship. This tied them for the most championships in NBA history alongside their rivals, the Boston Celtics.

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